Police are investigating a vehicle crash in Patrick Co., one man dead

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PATRICK COUNTY (WDBJ7) -- Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal vehicle crash in Patrick County.

According to police, the crash occurred on Saturday March 24, 2018 at 5:15 p.m. on Rt. 103. This is north of Rt. 645 in Patrick County.

Police say a 1999 Ford Mustang was traveling south on Rt. 103 when the vehicle ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree.

According to police, Jerry Lee Trent, III, 23, of Stuart, Va. was identified as the driver. Police say Trent was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene.

According to Virginia State Police, speed was a factor in the crash.

Police are still investigating.